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Expanding school choice key to education reform

John Horak |

On Sept. 7, Superior Court Judge Thomas Moukawsher issued a decision in Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding Inc. v. Rell, which is the latest in a decades-long series of...

Arkansas' Toro named CCSU president

Patricia Daddona |

Zulma R. Toro, interim chancellor at University of Arkansas at Little Rock, starts in January as the first woman president of Central Connecticut State University.

Changes aplenty for CT’s high-speed network

The state entity that operates a high-speed internet fiber backbone for public schools, libraries and other users is putting an increased focus on attracting business customers, as it grapples with a...

UConn, Stamford firm establish cybersecurity center

Patricia Daddona |

The UConn School of Engineering is launching the Synchrony Financial's Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity with an investment of $2.2 million over five years from the company and UConn.

Nonprofits, municipalities, schools need to protect against cyberattacks

Jeffrey I. Ziplow |

It has become an increasingly common occurrence to see data breaches at large multinational corporations that have put consumer's personal information at risk. In recent years businesses such as...

Lawmaker calling potential vo-tech school closings “short-sighted”

Patricia Daddona |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's call for more spending reductions, which could include closing two vocational technical high schools, has prompted opposition from the House's majority leader.

UConn to launch CT Manufacturing Simulation Center

Patricia Daddona |

UConn, working with the U.S. Economic Development Administration and Connecticut Innovations, is creating a center to share computer modeling facilities and expertise with Connecticut manufacturers,...

STEM-based university alliance lands $3.5M NSF grant

Patricia Daddona |

Led by UConn, a higher education alliance focused on expanding diversity in STEM fields has received $3.5 million for its work from the National Science Foundation.

UConn survey: Grads getting hired quickly

Patricia Daddona |

Four out of every five UConn graduates are established in jobs within a few months of graduating or are continuing their education, new data from the university's Center for Career Development shows.

Sacred Heart University opens PA program at Stamford Hospital

John Stearns |

Sacred Heart University launched a new physician assistant (PA) studies program at Stamford Hospital's Tandet Center in August and next week will dedicate the hospital space it renovated for the...

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